Ever since the comp.unix.wizards fiasco, its been obvious that changing
names does not solve "clueless-newbie-offtopic-post-magnet name" problems.
News.future has over 60,000 readers and its going to continue, so
it might as well be made 'official'.
At this point, the well know advantages :-)
of having guidelines instead of rules
should be used, and neither futures or policy should
Its time for the broken new group system to be fixed.
Ignoring its outputs on this vote might finally cause the guilty :-)
to see the light.
David S. Stodolsky Euromath Center University of Copenhagen
da...@euromath.dk Tel.: +45 38 33 03 30 Fax: +45 38 33 88 80 (C)
Which particular comp.unix.wizards fiasco is this, your honor? It didn't
have its newbie-magnet name changed, so I'm at somewhat at a loss to tell
what you're getting at here.
The continuing failure of anything *but* a name change to fix comp.windows.news
demonstrates that, above all, the name is the only important predictor of
>At this point, the well know advantages :-)
>of having guidelines instead of rules
You mean "the guidelines are there to satify news admins"? Who do you think
the voters on this particular poll are? Are they suddenly going to turn
around and change their minds?
>Its time for the broken new group system to be fixed.
How? Submit it to Judges-L?